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Nov 8, 2019 Crimson, MAX.1, NL Architects, One Architecture
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large format brochure with curatorial text and texts about the work of each office Notes FRIDAY FEBRUARY 12, 1999 - SATURDAY MARCH 13, 1999 BIG SOFT ORANGE featured the work of four young Dutch architectural offices- Crimson, Max.1, NL Architects and One Architecture, all participating in the development of Leidsche Rijn, a planned community of over 30,000 houses in the Netherlands.
Topics: Crimson, Max.1, NL Architects, One Architecture, Dutch, Leidsche Rijn, Neterlands
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Oct 28, 2019 Crimson, MAX.1, NL Architects, One Architecture
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Exhibition Install Images Notes FRIDAY FEBRUARY 12, 1999 - SATURDAY MARCH 13, 1999 BIG SOFT ORANGE featured the work of four young Dutch architectural offices - Crimson, Max.1, NL Architects and One Architecture all participating in the development of Leidsche Rijn, a planned community of over 30,000 houses in the Netherlands.
Topics: Dutch, Leidsche Rijn, Netherlands
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Exhibition Photos Notes TUESDAY DECEMBER 9, 1997 - SATURDAY JANUARY 17, 1998 Gordon Kipping's solo exhibition RUSS (Residual Urban Site Strategies) presented a prototypical building conceived for narrow sites on Manhattan's Lower East Side. Through the application of electronic screens to the panelized interior surfaces of this prototypical building, the potentially uncomfortable narrow spaces were transformed into visually stimulating environments. Conveniently, the proportions of Storefront...
Topics: Residential, Urban, Site, Protype, Building, Architecture, New York
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Oct 28, 2019 West 8, Adriaan Geuze
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exhibition images Notes THURSDAY MAY 16, 1996 - SATURDAY JUNE 29, 1996 We heard about this vertical city. We've seen the images of its skyscrapers and expected in this subline statement of towering ambition, astonishing pieces of vertical landscape: parks as ambitious as Chrysler, the Empire State and Rockfeller Center. ... We still have our initial dream and we envision: Sky-garden sets back Mies The Flat iron (sequoia) twin The inverted 24 hour nature Ivy unlimited The restpration of the block
Topics: Vertical, City, Environment, Landscape, Urbanism
Exhibition Diagram Notes SATURDAY MARCH 12, 1994 – SATURDAY APRIL 16, 1994Laura Kurgan’s You Are Here: Information Drift was a computer-based multimedia installation that sought to question the relationship between digital environments and built spaces by playing on orientation and disorientation in this interaction. Using what were at the time new technologies primarily for military applications, such as satellite-based real-time mapping, early implementations of the Global Positioning...
Topics: Multimedia, Digital, Orientation, GPS, Military, Mapping
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Oct 25, 2019 Leonid Sokov
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Exhibition Photos Notes THURSDAY MARCH 3, 1983 - WEDNESDAY MARCH 30, 1983 Leonid Sokov's exhibition ? and !, or Question and Exclamation, was developed around the notion that these two punctuation marks constitute the two poles in a process that defines creative human behavior. Together, according to the artist, they established the capacity and the will of the human thought process to question or exclaim upon an issue. Leonid Sokov, an artist of Russian origin, identified these two symbols as...
Topics: Emigration, Tradition, Question, Exclamation
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Oct 25, 2019 Storefront for Art and Architecture
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FRIDAY FEBRUARY 11, 1983 - TUESDAY FEBRUARY 22, 1983 The exhibition Money on Money was the result of an open call for ideas issued by Storefront aimed at generating discussion around what was perceived as a culture of capital-centric consumption. Participants in the competition were asked to send in redesign the one-dollar bill to reflect the true social values of the contemporary era. Instructions on the flyer, which featured partially blanked-out reproductions of both sides of a U.S....
Topics: Money, Capitalism, Consumption, Dollar
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Oct 25, 2019 Nam June Paik
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Notes Project DMZ was an extensive Storefront project aimed at addressing from an architectural standpoint the effects of conflict by proposing alternative spatial strategies in relation to the Korean Demilitarized Zone. Taking the DMZ as an exemplification of political, military and economic polarization, the project called for the use of design strategies rather than military force to initiate paths toward reunification of the Korean peninsula and its people. Project DMZ was structured as an...
Topics: DMZ, Korea Demilitarized Zone, Architecture, Politics, Military, War
THURSDAY MARCH 24, 1988 – SATURDAY APRIL 23, 1988 The Dissipation of Our Bodies Into the City  is the first gallery exhibition in the United States by the Austrian architecture office Coop Himmelb(l)au. Their work incorporated criticism, sculpture, prose, poems, urban planning, manifestos, projects, actions, statements, sketches, and commentary to support experimentations in space. The exhibition included photographs of their three previous projects,  a series of large photocopy-based...
Topics: Coop Himmelblau, Urbanism, City, Manifesto
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Oct 25, 2019 Lebbeus Woods
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This exhibition, the second by Lebbeus Woods at Storefront, included over 50 pen and ink drawings that aimed to focus public and critical attention on the concept of centrality as it applies to architecture and social existence. Among the works shown were  Citylimit, QUAD, Geomechanical Tower  and  Neomechanical Tower
Topics: Lebbeus Woods, Drawing, Architecture, Art
Work by Jenny Holzer Notes THURSDAY JANUARY 14, 1988 – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 13, 1988 Temporary Public Art explored the work of five artists who embrace ephemerality and temporary conditions as inspiration for the production of public art works. The exhibition included documentation of and elements from temporary projects by Jenny Holzer, Alfredo Jaar, Krystof Wodiczko, Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler. Presenting themselves as critics of the professionalization of the production of public art, these...
Topics: Temporary, Public, Art, Documentation, Public Space
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Oct 25, 2019 Othmar Zechyr
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SATURDAY NOVEMBER 7, 1987 – SATURDAY NOVEMBER 28, 1987 Austrian artist Othmar   Zechyr's  detailed line drawings of towers and mounds are rooted in his interest in the natural evolution of organic structures.  Zechyr's  installation  Landscapes of Future  includes pencil drawings and a wooden, skeletal structural beam that dissects the gallery.
Topics: Tower, Mound, Evolution, Structure, Architecture, Art, Wood, Pencil
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Oct 25, 2019 Terry Lee Dill
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THURSDAY OCTOBER 8, 1987 – SATURDAY OCTOBER 31, 1987 The sculptures of Terry Lee Dill drew inspirations from New York's architectural and urban environment -  bridges, oil derricks, highway billboards,  and  factories - in looking for poetic meanings in the city’s struts and trestles, or beams and buttresses.
Topics: Sculpture, New York, Bridge, Oil Derrick, Highway, Infrastructure, Factory, Industry, Art, Poetic,...
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Oct 25, 2019 Luca Pizzorno
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THURSDAY FEBRUARY 5, 1987 – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 28, 1987 Luca Pizzorno’s installation centers around composed cut-outs wrought from discarded tin pieces and sheet metal. The shape of the figures referenced figures in Egyptian, Mayan, African, and Etruscan mythologies with an elegant and simple style. Like many other works of urban primitivists, Pizzorno’s installations call for a re-examination of the role of ancient archetypes play in contemporary psychic landscape.
Topics: Cut Out, Collage, Egyptian, Mayan, African, Etruscan, Mythology, Primitivism, Installation,...
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Oct 21, 2019 Bart Prince and Neil Denari
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Photos Notes Issued in conjunction with the duo exhibition of Bart Prince and Neil Denari held at the Storefront for Art and Architecture. "The work of Neil Denari is in the tradition of imagination, in his search to discover the new(s) and rediscover the old(s)?" - Kyong Park and Glenn Weiss
Topics: Neil Denari, Bart Prince
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Oct 21, 2019 Clif Balch and Mojdeh Baraloo
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Notes MONDAY OCTOBER 18, 1982-FRIDAY OCTOBER 29, 1982 Organized by the Gowanus Memorial Artyard, Gowanus Canal Redefined presented proposals from an architectural competition that called for critical reinterpretations of the Gowanus Canal area in Brooklyn, New York. Once a vital industrial complex, by the early 1980s the area was suffering from neglect. In addition to a multitude of under-used factory buildings, the neighborhood featured a seawater canal, open park spaces and close proximity to...
Topics: Waterways, Gowanus, Ocean, Architecture
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Oct 21, 2019 Stephen Korns
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Project 3 maps describing an ideal 40 year development plan for Gowanus/Brooklyn emphasizing the relations to the neighboring ocean, the preservation of existing housing, and key waterfront, and comprehensive water filtration Notes MONDAY OCTOBER 18, 1982-FRIDAY OCTOBER 29, 1982 Organized by the Gowanus Memorial Artyard, Gowanus Canal Redefined presented proposals from an architectural competition that called for critical reinterpretations of the Gowanus Canal area in Brooklyn, New York. Once a...
Topics: Gowanus Canal, Water, Brooklyn, Architecture, Manhattan, East River, Ocean
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 1, 1986 – SUNDAY FEBRUARY 23, 1986 Across various media such as performance, video, photography, film, models, and constructed environments, Dan Graham’s works investigate space and perception, actor and the audience, as well as the mechanism of vision in shaping public and private life. His projects do not conform to the paired distinctions of art and architecture, public and private, but take them to a new inquiry. As the first to be held at Storefront’s new gallery...
Topics: Environment, Space, Perception, Mechanism of Vision, Public and Private, 97 Kenmare, Mirror,...
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Oct 7, 2019 Thomas Finkelpearl
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Exhibition Photos Notes THURSDAY NOVEMBER 7, 1985 - SUNDAY DECEMBER 1, 1985 In response to the controversy surrounding Richard Serra's Tilted Arc, Storefront invited 29 artists and critics to address the issue of public art in relation to the Federal Plaza site. The exhibition was an attempt to bridge the gap between the intellectual elite and the public, as well as to constructively reframe the debate surrounding the sculpture. While the highly emotional public debate focused on whether the...
Topics: Public Art, Richard Serra, Federal Plaza, Policy, Plaza, Public Space, Architecture, Legality
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Oct 7, 2019 Matilde Cassani
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Storefront for Art and Architecture presents Sacred Spaces in Profane Buildings by Matilde Cassani, an archive and exhibition that unveils the secret sacred territory throughout New York.      Sept 14-Nov 5, 2011 Opening Reception September 13, 7pm   Through analytical and speculative works , Sacred Spaces in Profane Buildings  is a public archive and exhibition that explores the impact of religious diversity on the contemporary city and the new, non-traditional spaces in which...
Topics: Sacred Space, Symbolism, Religion, Culture, New York, Architecture, Decoration, Holy
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Oct 7, 2019 Do Ho Suh
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Opening reception : September 14, 7pm Storefront for Art and Architecture is extremely pleased to announce the inauguration of its 2010-11 exhibition season with a new project by internationally acclaimed artist Do Ho Suh.  The Bridge Project  is Do Ho Suh’s most recent chapter in his ongoing work,  A Perfect Home. Over the past two years Do Ho Suh and his team of researchers, architects, and designers have generated four fantastical bridge designs that propose ways to connect Seoul, South...
Topics: Bridge, Conceptual, Architecture, New York, Seoul, Migration, Homecoming
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Oct 7, 2019 Jean-François Chevrier
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Curated by Jean-François Chevrier  At 7.15pm the exhibition’s curator, Jean-François Chevrier, gave a brief introduction to the exhibition and contextualization of Marina Ballo Charmet’s work. The work of photographer and artist Marina Ballo Charmet, whose formal training is as a psychoanalyst, is centered on what she describes as “inattentive, unintentional observation, irrational and without direction”. This retrospective exhibition, curated by critic and writer Jean-Francois...
Topics: Jean-François Chevrier, Marina Ballo, Charmet Photography
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Oct 7, 2019 Gramazio & Kohler
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WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2009 – SATURDAY NOVEMBER 14, 2009 Pike Loop installation construction period: October 5-27, 2009 On public display: October 27, 2009-September 17, 2010 Demolition on September 17, 2010 Location:  Pike Street between Division Street and East Broadway ( map )  In September 2009, Storefront for Art and Architecture inaugurated an exhibition of the work of Swiss architects  Gramazio & Kohler   , Architecture and Digital Fabrication, ETH Zurich and, in conjunction...
Topics: Ribot, Installation, Pike Street, Division Street, East Broadway, Swiss, Architecture and Digital...
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 18, 2008 – TUESDAY DECEMBER 23, 2008 Change rarely follows sanctioned plot lines. Rather it often pivots around hoax, hyperbole, and stray details. These phantom turning points are not easily taxonomized or moralized within orthodox political logic. We expect the right story—an epic binary tale of enemies and innocents, when it is often the wrong story—a little epidemic of rumor and duplicity—that rules the world.  Still, the fact that most pigs are wearing lipstick...
Topics: Keller Easterling, Hoax, Change, Political, Truth, Dissensus, Collected Artifacts, Logic, Utopian
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Oct 7, 2019 Mathieu Borysevicz
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上有天堂 下有_杭 “Above there is Heaven, Below there is Hangzhou” HANGZHOU The Yangtze River Delta corridor is one of the fastest developing regions in the world. Spanning from Shanghai to Ningbo and encompassing 16 cities with populations larger than 1 million people (including Shanghai, a city of 20 million at the center) the Yangtze River Delta now boasts a gross industrial output value equivalent to 21 percent of China’s total. It is a region in China that has the most...
Topics: Hangzhou, Mathieu Borysevicz, Yangtze
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Oct 7, 2019 Didier Fiuza Faustino / Bureau des Mésarchitectures
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TUESDAY MAY 13, 2008 – SATURDAY JUNE 28, 2008 May 13, 2008 7pm Storefront inaugurated a solo exhibition of French artist and architect Didier Fiuza Faustino and his Paris-based practice Bureau des Mésarchitectures (Mathieu Herbelin, Cláudia Martinho, Tony Matias, Guillaume Viaud). Faustino’s large-scale onsite installation (G)HOST IN THE (S)HELL, designed specifically for Storefront for Art and Architecture, occupies the entire gallery and engages its iconic façade by temporarily...
Topics: Installation, Façade, Public/Private, Body, Performance, Immersive
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Oct 7, 2019 Gabu Heindl, Drehli Robnik, Ruti Sela, Maayan Amir, Yossi Atia, Itamar Rose, Ari Libsker, Ila Bêka, Louise Lemoine,
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TUESDAY MARCH 25, 2008 – SATURDAY MAY 3, 2008 1. Mock-Ups in Close-Up   March 25 2008 – April 5 2008 Architectural Models in Cinema 1927 – 2007 A video project by Gabu Heindl and Drehli Robnik, 2008 (105′, running on loop) 2. Come to Israel: It’s hot and wet and we have the Humus   April 8 2008 – April 19 2008 Role Playing in Military Practices, Sexual Practices and Videotaping Video works by Ruti Sela & Maayan Amir and Yossi Atia & Itamar Rose Curated by Joshua Simon 3....
Topics: Joshua Simon, Ila Bêka, Louise Lemoine, king Vidor, Housing Problems, The Fountainhead, Peter...
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 14, 2004 – SATURDAY DECEMBER 11, 2004 Over the course of the past 40 years, Cuba’s distinct political, ideological and cultural climate has produced a narrative of the built environment that is unique within the history of modern architecture. Following the overthrow of Batista’s regime in January of 1959, the new Cuban government, led by Fidel Castro, immediately launched an ambitious national building program fueled by a sense of political optimism and the promise for...
Topics: Cuba, Architecture, Revolution, Education, Housing, Eduardo Luis Rodriguez, Havana, Policy,...
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Oct 2, 2019 Armin Linke; curated by Anselm Franke
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Exhibition photos Notes SATURDAY MAY 8, 2004 -  SATURDAY JUNE 5, 2004 For over a decade, Milan-based photographer and filmmaker Armin Linke travelled to over 100 countries around the world, creating an archive of images about human activity in the most varied natural and man-made landscapes. The resulting archive consisted of a series of atlases that simultaneously captured intimate local situations and radical large-scale transformations in the landscape. Linke's work as a photographer...
Topics: Landscape, atlas, local, scale, fiction, Power, Politics, Architecture, Art
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Oct 2, 2019 Megan Sullivan
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Exhibition photos Notes FRIDAY MARCH 22, 2002 – SATURDAY APRIL 20, 2002  Wannaville was created by Megan Sullivan in Berlin over the course of one year, from September 1998 to September 1999. The project was produced by taking five to seven rolls of film per week, recording daily activities throughout the city, processing the film at a drugstore, organizing the images into a series of sequences, and color-copying each sequence to create a booklet. This process resulted in a set of 102...
Topics: German, culture, aesthetics, Berlin, Book, Film
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Oct 2, 2019 Petra Blaisse/ Inside Outside
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exhibition photos Notes "FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2000 – SATURDAY NOVEMBER 11, 2000 Questioning the traditional relationship between interior and exterior, Dutch designer Petra Blaisse developed a new vocabulary for experimental interior and landscape environments, frequently introducing movement into otherwise stable architecture. The instability of space, of architecture, is not only questioned; it is embraced. Movements: Introduction to a Working Process,"" the first exhibition...
Topics: Petra Blaisse, Inside, Outside, Textile, Facade, Experimental interior, Landscape, Movement,...
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Oct 2, 2019 Damon Rich and Jason Anderson (Center for Urban Pedagogy)
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Exhibition photos Notes THURSDAY NOVEMBER 18, 1999 - THURSDAY DECEMBER 23, 1999 Hell's Kitchen South: Developing Strategies illustrated how a collaborative design model involving a variety of parties from different disciplines could creatively manage the development of a neighborhood facing increased market pressure.
Topics: Hells Kitchen, Development, Urbanism, Damon Rich, Jason Anderson
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Oct 2, 2019 Charles Waldheim
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SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 1997 – SATURDAY OCTOBER 18, 1997 Landscape Urbanism  seeks to redefine urban infrastructure as a category of landscape design in its own right. The exhibition examines landscape architecture under the context of the urban environment, as opposed to being defined as an art historical genre, environmental science, or applied art. As such, traditional disciplinary distinctions between architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design were suspended in favor of an...
Topics: Landscape, Urbanism, Infrastructure, Architecture, Art History, Applied Art, Environmental Science,...
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Oct 2, 2019 Komar & Melamid
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Between War and Peace  was an exhibition dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the end of World War II. In 1945, at the end of the war, and at the beginning of the U.N. era, a final meeting between Winston Churchill, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Josef Stalin convened. The exhibition was inspired by an old photograph, taken on this occasion, of the world’s leaders posing for history’s camera. Fifty years later, Komar and Melamid returned to the image and incorporated it in their plans for a...
Topic: Between War and Peace
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Oct 2, 2019 Komar & Melamid
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Between War and Peace  was an exhibition dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the end of World War II. In 1945, at the end of the war, and at the beginning of the U.N. era, a final meeting between Winston Churchill, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Josef Stalin convened. The exhibition was inspired by an old photograph, taken on this occasion, of the world’s leaders posing for history’s camera. Fifty years later, Komar and Melamid returned to the image and incorporated it in their plans for a...
Topic: Between War and Peace
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Oct 2, 2019 Camilo José Vergara
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The New American Ghetto  was a collaborative, multi-media project that addressed the crisis in public housing and urban community development in North American cities. Based on the extensive research and documentation of photojournalist Camilo José Vergara and including contributions by the Municipal Art Society, the Graduate School of Architecture at Columbia University and the staff of Storefront itself, the joint exhibition demonstrated how the legacy of urban development, undertaken in...
Topics: public housing, community development, North America, Municipal Arts Society, Neighborhoods, Decay,...
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Oct 2, 2019 Camilo José Vergara
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The New American Ghetto  was a collaborative, multi-media project that addressed the crisis in public housing and urban community development in North American cities. Based on the extensive research and documentation of photojournalist Camilo José Vergara and including contributions by the Municipal Art Society, the Graduate School of Architecture at Columbia University and the staff of Storefront itself, the joint exhibition demonstrated how the legacy of urban development, undertaken in...
Topics: public housing, community development, North America, Municipal Arts Society, Neighborhoods, Decay,...
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Oct 2, 2019 Pearson Post Industries
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TUESDAY MARCH 26, 1991 – SATURDAY APRIL 20, 1991 In response to Operation Desert Storm, the US-led war that had recently broken out in the Persian Gulf, Pearson Post Industries (a group specialized in ‘defense entertainment technologies’) inaugurated Operation Desert Cloud at Storefront and called for the ‘special deployment of an unmanned, automated gallery and multimedia low-definition broadcast-quality music video.’ The main components of Operation Desert Cloud were the...
Topics: Desert Storm, Persian Gulf, Art, Architecture, War, Politics
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Sep 23, 2019 Florian Böhm, Luca Pizzaroni, Wolfgang Scheppe
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Exhibition Photos Notes THURSDAY JULY 18, 2002 – MONDAY AUGUST 5, 2002 ENDCOMMERCIAL® was a study of the subtle relationships that inform day-to-day life in New York City’s urban fabric. Both an index and a story of urban phenomena and street life, ENDCOMMERCIAL® portrayed usually marginalized but ubiquitous layers and patterns that define the city’s behavior. A selection of over 1,000 informal and candid photographs was organized into a multivalent classification system, from main...
Topics: Florian Böhm, Luca Pizzaroni, Wolfgang Scheppe
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Sep 23, 2019 Shumon Basar, Joshua Bolchover, Parag Sharma (Newbetter)
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TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 13, 2005 – SATURDAY OCTOBER 29, 2005 Can Buildings Curate  is curated and designed by Shumon Basar, Joshua Bolchover, and Parag Sharma of the London-based practice Newbetter (www.newbetter.co.uk /mail@newbetter.co.uk). The modern gallery remains a contentious, inspirational, and problematic cultural battleground. It’s under this backdrop where a fascinating love/hate triangle between artists, architects, and curators interact. Sometimes egos compete. Occasionally envy is...
Topics: Modern Gallery, Curators, Collaboration, Neal Rock, Vito Acconci, Steven Holl, Drabble + Sachs, Isa...
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Sep 23, 2019 Raúl Cárdenas Osuna, Torolab
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TUESDAY JANUARY 11, 2005 – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 19, 2005 For their first solo exhibition in New York City, Torolab explores the concept of “emergency architecture.” This work is not a response to a singular catastrophic event but rather a means to address the widespread struggle for basic necessities that characterise daily life in cities such as Tijuana.  Tijuana is the fastest growing city in Mexico, at the heart of a trans-border metropolitan region that stretches from Los Angeles in the...
Topics: Emergency Architecture, Tijuana, Mexico, Migration, Carmen Duran Ponce, Lagunitas, Building...
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Sep 23, 2019 Raúl Cárdenas Osuna, Torolab
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TUESDAY JANUARY 11, 2005 – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 19, 2005 For their first solo exhibition in New York City, Torolab explores the concept of “emergency architecture.” This work is not a response to a singular catastrophic event but rather a means to address the widespread struggle for basic necessities that characterise daily life in cities such as Tijuana.  Tijuana is the fastest growing city in Mexico, at the heart of a trans-border metropolitan region that stretches from Los Angeles in the...
Topics: Emergency Architecture, Tijuana, Mexico, Migration, Carmen Duran Ponce, Lagunitas, Building...
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Sep 23, 2019 Yusuke Obuchi
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Exhibition Photos Notes THURSDAY MAY 16, 2002 – SUNDAY JUNE 9, 2002  Designed to float along the California coastline, Wave Garden, a proposed 480-acre membrane made of 11,734 piezoelectric tiles, was intended to function as an alternative power plant Monday through Friday, oscillating with the ocean waves and generating energy. During the weekends, Wave Garden would be transformed into a publicly-accessible landscape whose availability to the public would be inversely proportional to the...
Topics: Wave Garden, Yusuke Obuchi
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Sep 23, 2019 Anna Bronovitskaja
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To mark the closing of the exhibition  CCCP: Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed ,  Storefront hosted two lectures by eminent architecture historians on the influences and inspirations behind Soviet architecture of the ’70s and ’80s. The lectures were followed by a reception and a late viewing of the exhibition. Notes Anna Bronovitskaja: Soviet Architecture 1970-1989 How could such unusual and eclectic architecture be produced in a era notorious for mass-prefabrication and...
Topics: Soviet Union, Russia, Eastern Bloc, Supremacism, Architecture
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Sep 23, 2019 Ring Dome
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21 SEPTEMBER – 16 OCTOBER Twenty-five years ago, in September 1982, Storefront’s first public event got underway in its original Prince Street location. Performance A-Z, organized by the gallery’s founders Kyong Park and R L Seltman, and artist Arleen Schloss, was a 26-day sequence of performances by New York-based artists. Each of the 26 performers was allocated one evening slot. The event became a manifesto for the gallery’s future programming: as Kyong Park wrote in his introduction,...
Topics: Ring Dome, Performance, Art, Architecutre
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Sep 23, 2019 Engaging the City, Ruben Ochoa, Johan Olander, Marilyn Minter
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21 SEPTEMBER – 16 OCTOBER Twenty-five years ago, in September 1982, Storefront’s first public event got underway in its original Prince Street location. Performance A-Z, organized by the gallery’s founders Kyong Park and R L Seltman, and artist Arleen Schloss, was a 26-day sequence of performances by New York-based artists. Each of the 26 performers was allocated one evening slot. The event became a manifesto for the gallery’s future programming: as Kyong Park wrote in his introduction,...
Topics: Performance, Art, Architecture
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Sep 23, 2019 robbinschilds
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21 SEPTEMBER – 16 OCTOBER Twenty-five years ago, in September 1982, Storefront’s first public event got underway in its original Prince Street location. Performance A-Z, organized by the gallery’s founders Kyong Park and R L Seltman, and artist Arleen Schloss, was a 26-day sequence of performances by New York-based artists. Each of the 26 performers was allocated one evening slot. The event became a manifesto for the gallery’s future programming: as Kyong Park wrote in his introduction,...
Topics: Choreography, Art, Architecture, Performance
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Sep 23, 2019 Stalker Lab
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21 SEPTEMBER – 16 OCTOBER Twenty-five years ago, in September 1982, Storefront’s first public event got underway in its original Prince Street location. Performance A-Z, organized by the gallery’s founders Kyong Park and R L Seltman, and artist Arleen Schloss, was a 26-day sequence of performances by New York-based artists. Each of the 26 performers was allocated one evening slot. The event became a manifesto for the gallery’s future programming: as Kyong Park wrote in his introduction,...
Topics: Stalker Lab, Rome, Peace, Performance, Architecture, Art
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Sep 23, 2019 Ramak Fazel, Emma Zakarevicius, Sasha Markovic
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21 SEPTEMBER – 16 OCTOBER Twenty-five years ago, in September 1982, Storefront’s first public event got underway in its original Prince Street location. Performance A-Z, organized by the gallery’s founders Kyong Park and R L Seltman, and artist Arleen Schloss, was a 26-day sequence of performances by New York-based artists. Each of the 26 performers was allocated one evening slot. The event became a manifesto for the gallery’s future programming: as Kyong Park wrote in his introduction,...
Topics: Performance, Art, Architecture
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Sep 23, 2019 Anselm Franke, Pedro Reyes
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21 SEPTEMBER – 16 OCTOBER Twenty-five years ago, in September 1982, Storefront’s first public event got underway in its original Prince Street location. Performance A-Z, organized by the gallery’s founders Kyong Park and R L Seltman, and artist Arleen Schloss, was a 26-day sequence of performances by New York-based artists. Each of the 26 performers was allocated one evening slot. The event became a manifesto for the gallery’s future programming: as Kyong Park wrote in his introduction,...
Topics: Performance, Art, Architecture, Storefront
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Sep 23, 2019 Thomas Saraceno
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Topics: Saraceno, Performace, Art, Architecture
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Sep 23, 2019 Frederic Tuten
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21 SEPTEMBER – 16 OCTOBER Twenty-five years ago, in September 1982, Storefront’s first public event got underway in its original Prince Street location. Performance A-Z, organized by the gallery’s founders Kyong Park and R L Seltman, and artist Arleen Schloss, was a 26-day sequence of performances by New York-based artists. Each of the 26 performers was allocated one evening slot. The event became a manifesto for the gallery’s future programming: as Kyong Park wrote in his introduction,...
Topics: Frederic Tuten, Poetry, Performance, Art, Architecture
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Sep 23, 2019 Bjarke Ingels
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21 SEPTEMBER – 16 OCTOBER Twenty-five years ago, in September 1982, Storefront’s first public event got underway in its original Prince Street location. Performance A-Z, organized by the gallery’s founders Kyong Park and R L Seltman, and artist Arleen Schloss, was a 26-day sequence of performances by New York-based artists. Each of the 26 performers was allocated one evening slot. The event became a manifesto for the gallery’s future programming: as Kyong Park wrote in his introduction,...
Topics: Bjarke Ingles, Performance, Art, Architecture, BIG, CPH Experiments, Danish, Copenhagen
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Sep 23, 2019 Beatriz Colomina, Craig Buckley, Anthony Fontenot, Urtzi Grau, Lisa Hsieh, Alicia Imperiale, Lydia Kallipoliti, Olympia Kazi, Daniel López-Pérez, Irene Sunwoo
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From November 14 2006 – January 31, 2007, Storefront for Art and Architecture hosted the exhibition  Clip, Stamp, Fold: The Radical Architecture of Little Magazines, 196x – 197x , curated by Beatriz Colomina, Craig Buckley, Anthony Fontenot, Urtzi Grau, Lisa Hsieh, Alicia Imperiale, Lydia Kallipoliti, Daniel Lopez-Perez, and Irene Sunwoo from Princeton University, in collaboration with Olympia Kazi. Notes Second portion of "Small Talks" presentations by designers and editors.
Topics: Magazines, Publications, Art, Architecture, Clip, Stamp, Fold
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Sep 23, 2019 Teddy Cruz
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21 SEPTEMBER – 16 OCTOBER Twenty-five years ago, in September 1982, Storefront’s first public event got underway in its original Prince Street location. Performance A-Z, organized by the gallery’s founders Kyong Park and R L Seltman, and artist Arleen Schloss, was a 26-day sequence of performances by New York-based artists. Each of the 26 performers was allocated one evening slot. The event became a manifesto for the gallery’s future programming: as Kyong Park wrote in his introduction,...
Topics: Performance, Art, Architecture, Teddy Cruz, Tijuana, Exchange, Food for thought, borders
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Sep 23, 2019 Beatriz Colomina, Craig Buckley, Anthony Fontenot, Urtzi Grau, Lisa Hsieh, Alicia Imperiale, Lydia Kallipoliti, Olympia Kazi, Daniel López-Pérez, Irene Sunwoo
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From November 14 2006 – January 31, 2007, Storefront for Art and Architecture hosted the exhibition  Clip, Stamp, Fold: The Radical Architecture of Little Magazines, 196x – 197x , curated by Beatriz Colomina, Craig Buckley, Anthony Fontenot, Urtzi Grau, Lisa Hsieh, Alicia Imperiale, Lydia Kallipoliti, Daniel Lopez-Perez, and Irene Sunwoo from Princeton University, in collaboration with Olympia Kazi. Notes Introduction to "Small Talks," a series of short lectures by  editors and...
Topics: Publication, Magazine, Architecture, Archigram
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Sep 23, 2019 Barbara Held
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21 SEPTEMBER – 16 OCTOBER Twenty-five years ago, in September 1982, Storefront’s first public event got underway in its original Prince Street location. Performance A-Z, organized by the gallery’s founders Kyong Park and R L Seltman, and artist Arleen Schloss, was a 26-day sequence of performances by New York-based artists. Each of the 26 performers was allocated one evening slot. The event became a manifesto for the gallery’s future programming: as Kyong Park wrote in his introduction,...
Topics: Performance, Art, Culture, Storefront
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Sep 23, 2019 Akiko Miyake
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21 SEPTEMBER – 16 OCTOBER Twenty-five years ago, in September 1982, Storefront’s first public event got underway in its original Prince Street location. Performance A-Z, organized by the gallery’s founders Kyong Park and R L Seltman, and artist Arleen Schloss, was a 26-day sequence of performances by New York-based artists. Each of the 26 performers was allocated one evening slot. The event became a manifesto for the gallery’s future programming: as Kyong Park wrote in his introduction,...
Topics: Performance, Art, Culture, Storefront
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Sep 20, 2019 Beatriz Colomina, Craig Buckley, Anthony Fontenot, Urtzi Grau, Lisa Hsieh, Alicia Imperiale, Lydia Kallipoliti, Olympia Kazi, Daniel López-Pérez, Irene Sunwoo;
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From November 14 2006 – January 31, 2007, Storefront for Art and Architecture hosted the exhibition  Clip, Stamp, Fold: The Radical Architecture of Little Magazines, 196x – 197x , curated by Beatriz Colomina, Craig Buckley, Anthony Fontenot, Urtzi Grau, Lisa Hsieh, Alicia Imperiale, Lydia Kallipoliti, Daniel Lopez-Perez, and Irene Sunwoo from Princeton University, in collaboration with Olympia Kazi. At the time, there had been a resurgence of international interest in the architecture of...
Topics: Publication, Magazine, Architecture, Archigram, Peter Cook, Hans Hollein, Robin Middleton, Ugo La...
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Sep 20, 2019 Beatriz Colomina, Craig Buckley, Anthony Fontenot, Urtzi Grau, Lisa Hsieh, Alicia Imperiale, Lydia Kallipoliti, Olympia Kazi, Daniel López-Pérez, Irene Sunwoo;
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From November 14 2006 – January 31, 2007, Storefront for Art and Architecture hosted the exhibition  Clip, Stamp, Fold: The Radical Architecture of Little Magazines, 196x – 197x , curated by Beatriz Colomina, Craig Buckley, Anthony Fontenot, Urtzi Grau, Lisa Hsieh, Alicia Imperiale, Lydia Kallipoliti, Daniel Lopez-Perez, and Irene Sunwoo from Princeton University, in collaboration with Olympia Kazi. At the time, there had been a resurgence of international interest in the architecture of...
Topics: Publication, Magazine, Architecture, Archigram, Peter Cook, Hans Hollein, Robin Middleton, Ugo La...
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Sep 20, 2019 Storefront for Art and Architecture
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21 SEPTEMBER – 16 OCTOBER Twenty-five years ago, in September 1982, Storefront’s first public event got underway in its original Prince Street location. Performance A-Z, organized by the gallery’s founders Kyong Park and R L Seltman, and artist Arleen Schloss, was a 26-day sequence of performances by New York-based artists. Each of the 26 performers was allocated one evening slot. The event became a manifesto for the gallery’s future programming: as Kyong Park wrote in his introduction,...
Topics: Performance, Art, Culture, Storefront
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Sep 20, 2019 Storefront for Art and Architecture
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A live 5-day blogathon of back-to-back discussions, interviews, panel talks, slideshows, films and parties with scheduled and unscheduled guests, themed around landscape and the built environment. Hosted by  ArchDaily   /   Plataforma Arquitectura   ,  BLDGBLOG   ,  City of Sound   ,  Subtopi a ,  mudd up! ,    We Make Money Not Art Notes Speakers Dwayne Oyler, Michael Dear, Jeffrey Inaba
Topics: Dwayne Oyler, Michael Dear, Jeffrey Inaba
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Sep 20, 2019 Kyong Park
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Kyong Park joined Harold Szeemann, Richard Koshalek, Sung Wan Kyung, Bernard Marcedes as the commissioners of Kwangju Biennale 97, which consists of five subthemes -- Hybrid/Wood, Space/Fire, Power/Metal, Speed/Water, and Becoming/Earth -- each curated by a commissioner. Kyong Park curated Space/Fire. Notes Video footage
Topic: KwangJu
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Sep 20, 2019 Kyong Park
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Kyong Park joined Harold Szeemann, Richard Koshalek, Sung Wan Kyung, Bernard Marcedes as the commissioners of Kwangju Biennale 97, which consists of five subthemes -- Hybrid/Wood, Space/Fire, Power/Metal, Speed/Water, and Becoming/Earth -- each curated by a commissioner. Kyong Park curated Space/Fire. Notes Video footage
Topic: KwangJu
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Sep 20, 2019 Kyong Park
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Kyong Park joined Harold Szeemann, Richard Koshalek, Sung Wan Kyung, Bernard Marcedes as the commissioners of Kwangju Biennale 97, which consists of five subthemes -- Hybrid/Wood, Space/Fire, Power/Metal, Speed/Water, and Becoming/Earth -- each curated by a commissioner. Kyong Park curated Space/Fire. Notes Video footage
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Sep 20, 2019 Kyong Park
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Kyong Park joined Harold Szeemann, Richard Koshalek, Sung Wan Kyung, Bernard Marcedes as the commissioners of Kwangju Biennale 97, which consists of five subthemes -- Hybrid/Wood, Space/Fire, Power/Metal, Speed/Water, and Becoming/Earth -- each curated by a commissioner. Kyong Park curated Space/Fire. Notes Video footage
Topic: KwangJu
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Sep 20, 2019 Kyong Park
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Kyong Park joined Harold Szeemann, Richard Koshalek, Sung Wan Kyung, Bernard Marcedes as the commissioners of Kwangju Biennale 97, which consists of five subthemes -- Hybrid/Wood, Space/Fire, Power/Metal, Speed/Water, and Becoming/Earth -- each curated by a commissioner. Kyong Park curated Space/Fire. Notes Video of exhibition
Topic: Kwangju
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Sep 20, 2019 Kyong Park
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Kyong Park joined Harold Szeemann, Richard Koshalek, Sung Wan Kyung, Bernard Marcedes as the commissioners of Kwangju Biennale 97, which consists of five subthemes -- Hybrid/Wood, Space/Fire, Power/Metal, Speed/Water, and Becoming/Earth -- each curated by a commissioner. Kyong Park curated Space/Fire. Notes Video footage of introduction
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Sep 20, 2019 Control Group
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THURSDAY OCTOBER 2, 2008 – TUESDAY NOVEMBER 4, 2008 In January 2008 Storefront presented an international call for ideas: “What if the White House, the ultimate architectural symbol of political power, were to be designed today? On the occasion of the election of the 44th President of the United States of America, Storefront for Art and Architecture, in association with Control Group, challenge you to design a new residence for the world’s most powerful individual.”   Notes First...
Topics: White House, America, US Government, Architecture, Folklore, Fairytale, Prose, Poetry, Speculative
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Sep 20, 2019 Control Group
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THURSDAY OCTOBER 2, 2008 – TUESDAY NOVEMBER 4, 2008 In January 2008 Storefront presented an international call for ideas: “What if the White House, the ultimate architectural symbol of political power, were to be designed today? On the occasion of the election of the 44th President of the United States of America, Storefront for Art and Architecture, in association with Control Group, challenge you to design a new residence for the world’s most powerful individual.”   Notes Second...
Topics: White House, Government, Superstudio, Politics, America, Power, Future, Tomorrow
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Sep 20, 2019 Control Group
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THURSDAY OCTOBER 2, 2008 – TUESDAY NOVEMBER 4, 2008 In January 2008 Storefront presented an international call for ideas: “What if the White House, the ultimate architectural symbol of political power, were to be designed today? On the occasion of the election of the 44th President of the United States of America, Storefront for Art and Architecture, in association with Control Group, challenge you to design a new residence for the world’s most powerful individual.”   Notes Joint...
Topics: Call for Ideas, White House, Presidency, Power, Politics, Architecture, West Wing, Control Group,...
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Sep 20, 2019 Kyong Park
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Kyong Park joined Harold Szeemann, Richard Koshalek, Sung Wan Kyung, Bernard Marcedes as the commissioners of Kwangju Biennale 97, which consists of five subthemes -- Hybrid/Wood, Space/Fire, Power/Metal, Speed/Water, and Becoming/Earth -- each curated by a commissioner. Kyong Park curated Space/Fire. Notes Video footage shown in exhibition 
Topics: Kwangju, Biennial, Space, Fire, Power, Metal, Speed, Water, Becoming, Earth
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Sep 20, 2019 Kyong Park
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Kyong Park joined Harold Szeemann, Richard Koshalek, Sung Wan Kyung, Bernard Marcedes as the commissioners of Kwangju Biennale 97, which consists of five subthemes -- Hybrid/Wood, Space/Fire, Power/Metal, Speed/Water, and Becoming/Earth -- each curated by a commissioner. Kyong Park curated Space/Fire. Notes Video footage shown in exhibition
Topics: Kwangju, Hybrid, Wood, Space, Fire, Power, Metal, Speed, Water, Becoming, Earth
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Sep 16, 2019 Center for Urban Pedagogy
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Video Notes THURSDAY JULY 19, 2001 – SATURDAY AUGUST 25, 2001 Building Codes presented an in-depth tour through the frequently obscure and mystifying subject of building codes in New York City. The work in the exhibition portrayed the constantly contested process of translation between the realms of political action, legal codification, and administrative application, from social movements to built work. Presenting research into modes of representation alongside projects and proposals from...
Topics: Building, Urbanism, New York, Politics, Zoning, Tenement Housing
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Sep 16, 2019 Control Group
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THURSDAY OCTOBER 2, 2008 – TUESDAY NOVEMBER 4, 2008 In January 2008 Storefront presented an international call for ideas: “What if the White House, the ultimate architectural symbol of political power, were to be designed today? On the occasion of the election of the 44th President of the United States of America, Storefront for Art and Architecture, in association with Control Group, challenge you to design a new residence for the world’s most powerful individual.”     As a symbol...
Topics: Call for Ideas, Beatriz Colomina, Stefano Boeri, Liz Diller, John Maeda, Geoff Manaugh, Mark...
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Sep 16, 2019 Control Group
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THURSDAY OCTOBER 2, 2008 – TUESDAY NOVEMBER 4, 2008 In January 2008 Storefront presented an international call for ideas: “What if the White House, the ultimate architectural symbol of political power, were to be designed today? On the occasion of the election of the 44th President of the United States of America, Storefront for Art and Architecture, in association with Control Group, challenge you to design a new residence for the world’s most powerful individual.”     As a symbol...
Topics: Call for Ideas, Beatriz Colomina, Stefano Boeri, Liz Diller, John Maeda, Geoff Manaugh, Mark...
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Sep 16, 2019 Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain (FRAC) du Centre, Orleans, France
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select images from exhibition Notes FRIDAY FEBRUARY 9, 2001 - SATURDAY MARCH 17, 2001 "Research Architecture" was an exhibition of over one hundred architectural models, drawings, and documents from the international art and architecture collection of the Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain (FRAC) du Centre, Orleans, France.  The exhibition was presented in three parts: at Thread Waxing Space, Part I focused on work of the 1950s and 1960s and Part II, hosted by Pratt Institute,...
Topics: Future, Architecture, Contemporary
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Sep 16, 2019 Raumlabor Berlin
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View  Alan Tansey’s photostream   documenting evening events in the Spacebuster.  Spacebuster is a mobile inflatable structure – a portable, expandable pavilion – designed to transform public spaces of all kinds into points for community gathering. A new iteration of a past Raumlabor project, the Küchenmonument (presented in Europe in 2006-8), this marked the first appearance of the Spacebuster in the US as it traveled throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn for 10 consecutive evenings...
Topics: Temporary, Community, Structure, Pneumatic, Raumlabor, Inflate, Dome, Bubble, Traveling,...
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Sep 16, 2019 Rob Ley, Joshua Stein
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Animation of 3D model TUESDAY JUNE 2, 2009 – SATURDAY AUGUST 1, 2009 An installation at Storefront for Art and Architecture by Rob Ley and Joshua Stein Reef  redefines the role of the architectural envelope by capitalizing on emerging material technology to imbue space with behavioral qualities. In this installation at Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York, the public engaged in the new social nuances revealed as an exhibition is redefined by exploding the perceived ‘wall’...
Topics: installation, envelope, material technology, behavioral, public/private, wall, membrane,...
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Sep 16, 2019 Jim Venturi
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A micro-exposition inside EXYZT’s Situation Room, documenting Robert Venturi’s 1969 Lieb House with drawings, photographs, movies, and interviews to mark its relocation from Barnegat Light, NJ to Glen Cove, NY on Long Island. The opening event featured a presentation by the organizers of the relocation, architect Frederic Schwartz and filmmaker Jim Venturi.
Topics: Lieb House, Moving, Long Island, Venturi
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Sep 16, 2019 EXYZT
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FRIDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2009 – TUESDAY MARCH 31, 2009 ” The architecture …/… will be a means of modifying present conceptions of time and space… It will be a means of knowledge and a means of actions.”  Gilles Ivain alias Ivan Chtcheglov, 1958 We act to defend architecture that is plural, used, complex, diverse, real, and alive; architecture that is about action and interaction, formation and deformation, transformation, and appropriation. Situation Room as a playground for [re]...
Topics: Playground, Everyday, Furnishing, Domestic, Experiment, Boxes, Urban Infrastructure,...
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Sep 16, 2019 Ila Bêka, Louise Lemoine
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THURSDAY JANUARY 21, 2010 – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 27, 2010 Applying their keen eyes to architecture’s everyday use, filmmakers Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine create intimate portraits of iconic contemporary buildings, giving backstage access to their inner lives and hidden workings. This was recently epitomized by their celebrated documentary,  Koolhaas HouseLife   , which received its UK Premiere as the opening film of the London Architecture Foundation’s  Architecture on Film   series of...
Topics: Film, Documentary, Housekeeping, Window Cleaners, Experience, Koolhaas HouseLife, Pomerol, Herzog...
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Sep 16, 2019 Ila Bêka, Louise Lemoine
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THURSDAY JANUARY 21, 2010 – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 27, 2010 Applying their keen eyes to architecture’s everyday use, filmmakers Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine create intimate portraits of iconic contemporary buildings, giving backstage access to their inner lives and hidden workings. This was recently epitomized by their celebrated documentary,  Koolhaas HouseLife   , which received its UK Premiere as the opening film of the London Architecture Foundation’s  Architecture on Film   series of...
Topics: Film, Documentary, Housekeeping, Window Cleaners, Experience, Koolhaas HouseLife, Pomerol, Herzog...
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Sep 16, 2019 Ila Bêka, Louise Lemoine
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THURSDAY JANUARY 21, 2010 – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 27, 2010 Applying their keen eyes to architecture’s everyday use, filmmakers Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine create intimate portraits of iconic contemporary buildings, giving backstage access to their inner lives and hidden workings. This was recently epitomized by their celebrated documentary,  Koolhaas HouseLife   , which received its UK Premiere as the opening film of the London Architecture Foundation’s  Architecture on Film   series of...
Topics: Film, Documentary, Housekeeping, Window Cleaners, Experience, Koolhaas HouseLife, Pomerol, Herzog...
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Sep 16, 2019 Ila Bêka, Louise Lemoine
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THURSDAY JANUARY 21, 2010 – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 27, 2010 Applying their keen eyes to architecture’s everyday use, filmmakers Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine create intimate portraits of iconic contemporary buildings, giving backstage access to their inner lives and hidden workings. This was recently epitomized by their celebrated documentary,  Koolhaas HouseLife   , which received its UK Premiere as the opening film of the London Architecture Foundation’s  Architecture on Film   series of...
Topics: Film, Documentary, Housekeeping, Window Cleaners, Experience, Koolhaas HouseLife, Pomerol, Herzog...
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Sep 16, 2019 Rob Ley, Joshua Stein
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TUESDAY JUNE 2, 2009 – SATURDAY AUGUST 1, 2009 An installation at Storefront for Art and Architecture by Rob Ley and Joshua Stein Reef  redefines the role of the architectural envelope by capitalizing on emerging material technology to imbue space with behavioral qualities. In this installation at Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York, the public engaged in the new social nuances revealed as an exhibition is redefined by exploding the perceived ‘wall’ separating private and...
Topics: installation, envelope, material technology, behavioral, public/private, wall, membrane,...
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Sep 13, 2019 Raumlabor Berlin
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THURSDAY APRIL 16, 2009 Spacebuster is a mobile inflatable structure – a portable, expandable pavilion – designed to transform public spaces of all kinds into points for community gathering. A new iteration of a past Raumlabor project, the Küchenmonument (presented in Europe in 2006-8), this marked the first appearance of the Spacebuster in the US as it traveled throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn for 10 consecutive evenings hosting various community events. The pavilion is comprised of an...
Topics: Berlin, Germany, Urbanism, 1999, Europe, Mobile, Inflatable, Structure, Pavilion, Community,...
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Sep 13, 2019 Dan Wood, Amale Andraos
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TUESDAY APRIL 14, 2009 – SATURDAY MAY 23, 2009 May 20, 2009 7pm Discussion  with Dan Wood and Amale Andraos of WORKac and Michael Webb from Archigram. Author’s Note: “What was the proposed population of Superstudio’s Continuous Monument? What would the density of Rem Koolhaas’ Exodus plan for London have been had it ever been realized? How would they compare in scale to Kenzo Tange’s Tokyo Bay project, or to Corbusier’s Ville Radieuse? Which of the two would have contained more...
Topics: Discussion, WORKac, Michael Webb, Archigram, Superstudio, Rem Koolhaas, Kenzi Tange, Tokyo Bay,...
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Sep 13, 2019 Jim Venturi
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A micro-exposition inside EXYZT’s Situation Room, documenting Robert Venturi’s 1969 Lieb House with drawings, photographs, movies, and interviews to mark its relocation from Barnegat Light, NJ to Glen Cove, NY on Long Island. The opening event featured a presentation by the organizers of the relocation, architect Frederic Schwartz and filmmaker Jim Venturi.
Topics: Lieb House, Moving, Long Island, Venturi
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Sep 13, 2019 EXYZT
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FRIDAY FEBRUARY 20, 2009 – TUESDAY MARCH 31, 2009 ” The architecture …/… will be a means of modifying present conceptions of time and space… It will be a means of knowledge and a means of actions.”  Gilles Ivain alias Ivan Chtcheglov, 1958 We act to defend architecture that is plural, used, complex, diverse, real, and alive; architecture that is about action and interaction, formation and deformation, transformation, and appropriation. Situation Room as a playground for [re]...
Topics: Playground, Everyday, Furnishing, Domestic, Experiment, Boxes, Urban Infrastructure,...
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Sep 13, 2019 Storefront for Art and Architecture
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On the last evening of Didier Fiuza Faustino’s installation (G)HOST IN THE (S)HELL Storefront hosted a summer closing party and officially launch the Facade Restoration. On July 1, construction work began on the restoration of Storefront’s famed facade designed in 1992 by Vito Acconci and Steven Holl. In late September, the gallery reopened with a newly-restored exterior and an exciting new season of exhibitions and events.
Topics: Facade, Restoration, Storefront
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Sep 13, 2019 Various photographers
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TUESDAY DECEMBER 11, 2007 – SATURDAY DECEMBER 22, 2007 There are more than 300 Chinatowns around the world today. Many have disappeared, with new ones are born each year. Storefront for Art and Architecture, in association with Chinatown Film Festival New York, offered a tour of the Chinatowns around the world. Despite clichés, Chinatowns are defined by their differences as much as their similarities. Some are rundown ghettos; others are modern sites for recent development. From large and...
Topics: Chinatown, World, Chinatown Film Festival, New York, San Francisco, London, Dubai, Glasgow,...
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 23, 2008 – SATURDAY MARCH 8, 2008 In the summer of 2006, photographer  Ramak Fazel  set out on a road trip to visit every Capitol Building in the 50 US states. Beginning in his hometown of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Fazel toured the United States with the purpose of photographically documenting the capitol building of each state and the everyday lives of the people in and around it. In a rented van, used both as a traveling home and studio, Fazel visited 49 of the state capitals...
Topics: Capitol Building, United States, Stamp, Postcard, Travel, Van, Photograph, Trip, FBI, Police,...
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Sep 13, 2019 Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
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TUESDAY OCTOBER 2, 2007 – SATURDAY NOVEMBER 24, 2007 BIG is a Copenhagen based group of over 80 architects, designers, builders and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, urbanism, research, and development. BIG’s architecture emerges out of a careful analysis of how contemporary life constantly evolves and changes. In their projects, BIG tests the effects of size and the balance of programmatic mixtures on the triple bottom line of the social, economic, and ecological...
Topics: Social, Economic, Ecological, Mix-Use, Programs, Residential, LEGO, Copenhagen, Neighborhood,...
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Sep 13, 2019 Minsuk Cho
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21 SEPTEMBER – 16 OCTOBER Twenty-five years ago, in September 1982, Storefront’s first public event got underway in its original Prince Street location. Performance A-Z, organized by the gallery’s founders Kyong Park and R L Seltman, and artist Arleen Schloss, was a 26-day sequence of performances by New York-based artists. Each of the 26 performers was allocated one evening slot. The event became a manifesto for the gallery’s future programming: as Kyong Park wrote in his introduction,...
Topics: Performance, Art, Culture, Storefront, Dome, Construction
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Sep 13, 2019 Storefront for Art and Architecture
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21 SEPTEMBER – 16 OCTOBER Twenty-five years ago, in September 1982, Storefront’s first public event got underway in its original Prince Street location. Performance A-Z, organized by the gallery’s founders Kyong Park and R L Seltman, and artist Arleen Schloss, was a 26-day sequence of performances by New York-based artists. Each of the 26 performers was allocated one evening slot. The event became a manifesto for the gallery’s future programming: as Kyong Park wrote in his introduction,...
Topics: Performance, Art, Culture, Storefront
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Sep 13, 2019 Forum for Urban Design
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A summer charette produced by the    Forum for Urban Design    and Storefront For Art and Architecture  www.nybikeshare.org     Daily July 7-11: Free bikes from 97 Kenmare Street and a roving satellite station.   Imagine walking to a sidewalk corner and finding a public bicycle. With a cellphone call or swipe of a card, you unlock it from its bike rack and ride it across town. Once at your destination, you steer to the closest bike rack and, with one more call or card swipe, return the...
Topics: Bicycle, Bike Share, Forum for Urban Design, Josh Squire, Metro Bicycles
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Pechakucha Videos from Postopolis! Postopolis! is a five-day event of near-continuous conversation about architecture, urbanism, landscape, and design. Four bloggers, from four different cities, will host a series of live discussions, interviews, slideshows, panels, talks, and other presentations, and fuse the informal energy and interdisciplinary approach of the architectural blogosphere with the immediacy of face to face interaction.
Topics: Pechakucha, Postopolis!, blog
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Sep 13, 2019 Storefront for Art and Architecture
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On the occasion of Los Angeles Art Weekend, Storefront for Art and Architecture and ForYourArt presented Postopolis! LA, a live five-day event of near-continuous conversation about architecture, art, urbanism, landscape, and design held in Los Angeles from 31 March to 4 April 2009. Six bloggers, from five different cities around the world, hosted a series of discussions, interviews, slideshows, panels, talks, and presentations, fusing the informal energy and interdisciplinary approach of the...
Topics: Postopolis!, Los Angeles, BLDGBLOG, City of Sound, Inhabitat, Subtopia, bloggers, architecture
TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 14, 2004 – SATURDAY DECEMBER 11, 2004 Over the course of the past 40 years, Cuba’s distinct political, ideological and cultural climate has produced a narrative of the built environment that is unique within the history of modern architecture. Following the overthrow of Batista’s regime in January of 1959, the new Cuban government, led by Fidel Castro, immediately launched an ambitious national building program fueled by a sense of political optimism and the promise for...
Topics: Cuba, Fidel Castro, Revolution, Cuban Government, Building Campaign